So Here are Songs Celebrating Hot Chocolate along with a Hot Chocolate Recipe.

When the weather outside is frightful, nothing hits the spot quite like a cup of warm cocoa. Whether you like it spiked for your party or rich and creamy after a day of building snow forts, hot cocoa warms the soul in a way that no other drink can. But here is a way to get you in the hot chocolate spirit even more.

For a fun playlist to listen to as you sip cocoa by the fire or on the couch while you write your Christmas cards, listen to these adorably sweet songs and celebrate the magic of hot chocolate.

Tom Hanks — Hot Chocolate

Beat Happening — Hot Chocolate Boy

Hanne Sørvaag — Hot Chocolate & Marshmallows

Grover Mitchell — Hot Chocolate

Sally Sieh — Hot Chocolate Day

Amy Goode Faris — Hot Chocolate

The Von Trapp Children — Hot Cup Of Cocoa

The String Beans — Hot Cocoa Christmas

El Chikaly — Marshmallows

Josef Peters — Moonshine & Marshmallows

Gero Körner — Hot Chocolate

Strawberry Nightmares — Cold Night, Hot Chocolate


2 cups whole milk
4 ounces Ghirardelli semisweet chips or bar
5 ounces Dove Silky Smooth Milk Chocolate
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups half-and-half


Heat milk and half-and-half in a saucepan over medium heat to just below the simmering point. Remove the pan from the heat and add both types of chocolate. When chocolate has melted, add the sugar and vanilla and whisk to combine. Reheat gently and serve immediately garnished with whipped cream and grated chocolate.